Knowing our human rights

In the activity below you will try to match the description of each of the human rights listed with its definition. Some of the definitions are specific to people living with HIV; others are more general.

  • What systems should be in place to ensure these human rights are upheld?
  • From your knowledge and experience, to what extent are your human rights and those of your friends and family valued and respected? Explain your answer giving as much detail as you feel comfortable with.
  • Are there any other human rights you feel you could add to this list in relation to HIV?
  • How would these rights differ in different contexts?

For further information about young peopleís sexual rights see